I got a letter this week from Churchtown in the Scillies. I love this letter – it's one I get every year in November, as the Julian family gears up its daffodil farm for a winter of blooming and picking, boxing and despatching.
Tai Woffinden was crowned world speedway champion in Torun last night, becoming the first Briton to take the title for 13 years. The Wolverhampton rider, who is only 23, accumulated the six points he needed as early as the fifth heat of the final race of the season at the Polish Grand Prix.
National Gallery of Art, Washington DC
Britain’s controversial deployment of US-built Reaper drones in Afghanistan will come under scrutiny in court this week in a closed hearing that will see a UK-based drone operator give evidence for the first time.
London suburb tops list of places where people are seeking financial help
Ailing seaside towns are to receive almost £30m to boost growth, the Treasury has announced today, following statistics showing they suffer from above-average levels of deprivation.
Flight Lieutenant Sean Cunningham was killed in 2011 ejecting from an aircraft while it was still on the ground
The birthplace of Butlins, which once attracted Britons from around the country to enjoy its “bracing” weather, is now the most deprived seaside resort in the country. Skegness has topped a list of the nation’s most impoverished coastal towns, in a report from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Shadow Health Secretary hits back by saying things have got a lot worse under Coalition
Gwent's chief constable retired after she was given an ultimatum to leave or face the push after a series of spats with her elected police commissioner.
A man has been arrested following a "minor explosion" at the constituency office of Conservative MP Nick Boles in Lincolnshire today.
One of the defendants is thought to have spent time at Woolwich whilst serving
Team has flown world-famous diamond formation for first time in 18 months after 2011 tragedies
But enjoy it while it lasts, because temperatures are expected to tail off into the week
The late premier's chosen biographer has done a great job. She did have secrets to tell, and to hide
After a slew of allegations and mishaps involving chauffeur-driven trips funded by taxpayers and embarrassing rows over staffing, the country’s newly elected but already beleaguered police leaders have been called into Whitehall to be warned of their responsibilities.